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Kawai has a similar thing like the Yamaha Silent Piano: Kawai ATX (Kawai AnyTime)! http://www.kawaius.com/main_links/k_series-00/ATX/atx_main.html Some features (48” K-300 Professional Upright Piano ): Digital sound that can be heard through the award-winning Soundboard Speaker System or privately through headphones Harmonic Imaging XL Sound Technology / ...
If your interfere a particular person, try to figure his timetable. Maybe sometimes he is away and you can play without problems, or maybe you are unlucky enough to play often in some time that is particularly bad for him. Or discuss the time table with him, if it is still possible to talk.
All pianos need tone regulation ("voicing") and action regulation from time to time, because of wear on the hammers and other parts. In your case, it's time.
You need to hire a professional piano tuner and repair person. It takes an expert with special tools and parts to fix a problem such as this correctly.
Try to work out what is transmitting the clatter of your keys to your neighbour's apartment. It's unlikely that sounds that quiet would transmit through the air, then through a floor, to be loud enough to disturb -- otherwise you wouldn't be able to have a private conversation in your own home. More likely, the clattering is being carried through the body ...
It looks like nowadays the Yamaha Silent Pianos actually hits a sensor instead of a barrier that runs to some kind of digital piano embedded in the system, which plays through headphones. The rod connecting the hammer to the action is stopped by a padded knob. Sounds like it would be "more silent" than the original. I'd still give it a try in a store if you ...
This is a concertina, and like Calculus, it has both English and German origins: 1829 by Sir Charles Wheatstone, 1834 by Carl Friedrich Uhlig. The original versions had a visual difference: the English version with 6 sides, while the German version initially was square but later there are German versions with 6 sides as well. Other variations: eight sided ...
That's a concertina, a traditional European folk instrument. They are basically two different kinds, with different fingerings, English and German. The guy in the blue shirt closest to the camera is playing an English; you can tell since it only has thumb straps. I can't recommend who to buy from but don't buy from Musician's Friend or Guitar Center. ...
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